Surprise results typified Round 4 of Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series

Round 4 of the 2019 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series played off at the popular Zwartkops Raceway as part of the second instalment of the Bridgestone Track and Race Day on Saturday, the 11th of May 2019. As expected, this round delivered another upset with some not making it to the grid due to mechanical issues. Qualifying: The first surprise for the day came with Rick Loureiro (Combined Racing BMW F30 335i) snatching pole from brother Paulo Loureiro (Combined Racing…

Willie Erasmus became the sixth race winner in 2019. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Erasmus victorious as Liqui Moly INEX Legends thrill at Zwartkops Raceway

A first win for the 2019 season and two further podium finishes saw Willie Erasmus take the honours in Round 5 of the Liqui Moly INEX Legends championship at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria. Jagger Robertson added a further two victories to his tally for the season which also see him moving into the lead of championship after the May 17-18 race weekend. Saturday morning’s draw for the Race 1 grid saw Justin Robertson lining up in pole position with Sean…

Motul Clubmans. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Zwartkops hosts Historic feast

Nostalgia returned to the Zwartkops Raceway in style on Saturday, when the venue hosted a round of this year’s Historic and Inland Championships. A large crowd witnessed close racing, great spectacle and unexpected winners. Topping the programme were two combined races for Pre-1974 Sports and Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Richard Schuhardt (RS Botswana Porsche RSR) took the first sports car race from Rui Campos (Porsche 911 RSR) and Andre’ van der Merwe (Evapco Porsche RSR). Schuhardt was mistakenly black-flagged in…

Class A: Paulo Loureiro - Combined Racing BMW F30 335i

BMW Club to invade Zwartkops this coming weekend

Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day and Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 4 – Zwartkops Raceway – 2019-05-11 This coming weekend, Saturday 11 May, will see the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series make their first appearance at the Zwartkops Raceway as part of the second Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day. Race Series aside, the day will also host the Bridgestone Time Trial Series championship while members of the public will have an opportunity to go for…

Stiaan Kriel is ready to defend his Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel aims to consolidate Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway

Stiaan Kriel will complete another round of back-to-back race weekend when he takes to Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13 for the third round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge championship. The MotorMart Racing driver currently heads up the Class B points table with 32 points behind his name while occupying second place in the overall championship. The unfortunate events of Round 2 saw him sacrificing 11 points, but he will not be deterred from delivering a strong performance at Midvaal…